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Three Vessels Attacked in Gulf

After a relative lull of almost a month, during which the two belligerentparties in the Gulf have been actively engaged in a major battle east ofBasrah, the tanker war has resumed once more with attacks on three vessels aswell as an offshore field.

Iraqi planes attacked on 27 February at 1535 GMT the 280,476 dwt Khark 3 (ex-BergeBragde), a shuttle tanker owned by the National Iranian Tanker Company (NITC).The attack took place...